Argentine farmers protest government policies
Jan. 16, 2009
The proposal “is not what farmers need,” Buzzi said. “It’s good that the government says it will help cut suppliers prices, but it doesn’t say how.” Growers are asking the government to cut levies on agricultural goods.
Argentina was the world’s fifth-largest wheat exporter in 2007-2008 crop year and is the third-largest soybean producer behind the US and Brazil, according to the US Department of Agriculture.
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